Robert Bentley Todd

1809-1860; physician, br. of J. H. Todd; ed. TCD, BA 1829; lect. in anatomy, London; DM, Oxon., 1836; prof. of Physiology at King’s Coll., London, 1836-53; Gulstonian, 1839; Lumleian lect., 1849; FRS, 1838; examiner for London Univ., 1839-40; co-fnd. King’s Coll. Hosp., 1840; also St John’s House Inst. for nurses; FRCS, 1844; large priv. practice; revolutionised fever treatment; numerous writings on medical science; ed., The Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology (1835-59).

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